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Camon, le village aux cent rosiers
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Vous trouverez au fil des pages de cet ouvrage, l’histoire illustrée du village fortifié de Camon en Ariège-Pyrénées.
Ce village est surnommé le... More > village aux cent rosiers bien qu’il abrite aujourd’hui plus de 250 rosiers.
36 variétés de rosiers y sont présentées avec pour chacune d’elles une photographie.< Less
Council of the Phoenix - Book 1
Ten year old author Steven Chiacchira brings us Helios, a young boy setting out on his first hunting trip. Soon after triumph Helios finds himself under attack by enemy forces. Can his village... More > fortify their walls and save themselves? Follow Helios on his war torn journey and discover the mystery he is left to unravel.< Less
Maoria: A Sketch of the Manners and Customs of the Aboriginal Inhabitants of New Zealand
Maoria: A Sketch of the Manners and Customs of the Aboriginal Inhabitants of New Zealand By Captain John Campbell Johnstone.
The scene of action is on the west coast of the North Island, at a Maori... More > pah or fortified village called Ngutukaka, near the mouth of the Waitebuna river, which we cannot find in the map of New Zealand. War among the native tribes, as in the story of "Ena," without the intervention of European arms or intrigues, gives occasion for the wild deeds and adventures presented here. The aged Ariki, or chief of the Ngatiroa, Te Au Te Rangi, has three lovely granddaughters—cousins, of course, to each other.
Of these maidens Ora and Tui are to us the most interesting; yet Hira is also an attractive girl. The tohunga, or sanctified public conjuror, in the community, is a clever impostor named Ngawhare; the hero, or true king of men, is Karaka, the old chief's bravest and ablest son.
Captain Johnstone has contrived to show us many particulars of Maori domestic life and manners.< Less